Job Opportunities in Asia and Pacific

World Vision has the privilege to partner with communities in 18 countries in the Asia and Pacific region: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor Leste, Vanuatu, and Vietnam.

World Vision also has fundraising (Support) offices located in: Australia, Hong Kong, India, Japan, New Zealand, Malaysia, South Korea, Singapore and Taiwan. To pursue career and internship opportunities with one of our fundraising (Support) offices in the Asia and Pacific region, visit: World Vision Fundraising / Support Offices

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PNS Acquisition and Management Lead

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Job title: PNS Acquisition and Management Lead

Location: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Full/Part time: Full-Time

Fixed term/Temporary: Fixed term

Deadline for application: February 3, 2022

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The PNS Lead is responsible to managing and ensuring the smooth implementation of different types of PNS projects in alignment with WVI Support and donor guidelines and standards by collaborating with internal and external key stakeholders. The PNS Lead will manage overall PNS projects efforts, document payments and expenditures, optimize the project administration process, oversee fund-raising, and prepare project progress reports. Ensure compliance with PNS regulations, reviewed project proposals, managed PNS project related databases, engaged with SOs, educate staff on policies.

The position ensures funding objective of PNS portfolio through collaborations with cross-functional teams and positioning the team for coalitions and consortia engagement and to identify, pursue and negotiate financial, non -financial risks sharing with partners to expand the impact and reach.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

RESOURCE ACQUISITION AND DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGIC PARTNERS

  • Ensure the quality development of PNS proposal with technical, operational, financial, and other requirements are captured

  • Ensure that funding opportunities are identified and proposals submitted promptly on time

  • Track proposal reviews and approvals with support offices.

  • Provide framework for interagency engagement and development of consortia proposals.

  • Liaise with technical teams to leverage their support in the proposal development process. Support technical staff to engage with technical (donor) networks.

  • Review and research possible proposals and recommend whether PQ Lead for further improvement

  • Communicate with SOs to clarify proposal requirements.

  • Conduct capacity building to WVIM teams/APs so that they have a clear understanding on PNS projects nature and proposal

QUALITY PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION

  • Lead an internal cross functional working group meeting at minimum by monthly, to ensure the highest level of accountability and impact of the projects

  • Manage resources to deliver compelling communications for funders that convey World Vision’s mission and programs on time and with excellence

  • Ensure PNS project teams to follow the different SOs’ guidelines, standards and action plan during the implementation

  • Communicate and collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure successful implementation of PNS projects

  • Monitor implementation team to ensure they implement and administer PNS projects according to SOs’ agreement and regulations.

  • Monitor technical implementation of PNS projects to ensure timely progress and according to submitted technical reports, proposed strategy and work plans.

  • Escalate PNS project technical, staffing, financial issues to the PQ Lead as soon as become apparent.

LEADERSHIP AND PEOPLE MANAGEMENT

  • Provide clear and specific guidance, direction and technical support to the project staffs to deliver quality implementation

  • Build capacity of the staff to improve their efficiency and output

  • Conduct regular team meeting and devotion

  • Conducts frequent conversations with an emphasis on -the- job coaching, constant constructive feedback to support their performance and development, and ensure WV’s performance management processes are followed.

  • Ensures staff well-being, life and work balance and security are supported and promoted.

COMMUNICATION, VISIBILITY AND REPORTING

  • Participate and be a leading voice in the startup workshop with the PRQ, GAM, Finance, P&C, SCM departments and others as needed

  • Write narrative progress reports for strategic, significant and mid-major donors in coordination with other team members

  • Assemble budget and expenditure information from PNS projects and finance team members and report information to relevant SOs as required in agreements

  • Assemble stories from the field in partnership with technical program managers and the Marketing and Communications team leads

  • Work closely with Marketing and Communications team to develop visibility plan in alignment with SO/Donor requirements

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

  • Ensure projects’ expenditures are according to LOA

  • Monitor the monthly spending to take timely actions and rectifications if necessary

  • Ensure all the expenses are within the approved budget line

  • Ensure donor organizations requirements all financial records and documents

  • Ensure acceptable audit rating on project implementation

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND COORDINATION

  • Active engagement on PNS acquisition and share knowledge and learned lessons from the particular PNS projects within the organization

  • Develop and mainstream PNS projects’ continuity plan with internal and external stakeholders

  • Develop and contribute on information sharing for disseminating the impacts of the projects

GENERAL

  • Contribute to the common goal and aspirations of the WVI Mongolia, be active member of the team

  • Participate and support the organizational & team meetings

  • Ensures staff and partners understand WV safeguarding & anti-corruption policies

  • Ensures project supports awareness raising for prevention and reporting of child protection incidents occurs across the project area

  • Perform any other tasks assigned by supervisor

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Minimum education, training, and experience requirements to qualify for the position

  • A Bachelor degree in the field of Public relations and Social Sciences or in Business Administration

  • A Master’s degree in the field of Public relations and Social Sciences or in Business Administration is preferable

  • English advanced level (IELTS score would be a benefit)

  • 3-5 years of research and project management experience within World Vision or comparable development organization

  • Extensive knowledge of proposal writing, acquisition and project management

  • Strong communication skills for maintaining relationship and networking with SOs and stakeholders that lead to successful proposals and resources for short as well as long term

  • Analytical thinking with digesting information and understanding grant call details and logics, success driving factors relevant to WV expertise

  • Delivering results with high quality within given resources of human, timing, financial and others through capacity building, sharing and being role model.

  • Exemplary writing, editing and communication skills in English and Mongolian

  • Creativeness and entrepreneurial skills to tap resources required to proposal development and engaging partners

  • Multi-tasking and ability to manage multiple demands and priorities

  • Ability to manage shifting priorities and negotiate timelines

  • Has ability to lead a multi-cultural team with an empowering and outcome-oriented approach

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 45% of the time to target areas

  • Active and healthy life style person who can keep life balance properly

Please send the below documents to [email protected]

  • CV

  • Cover Letter

  • Application From

  • Copy of Diploma(s)

  • Copy of ID card

Address: 4th floor, Somang Plaza Building, 13 khoroolol, 15th khoroo, Bayanzurkh District.

Phone: 70155323 – 124, 125 and 128

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further process.

AHAN Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

PURPOSE OF POSITION

World Vision (WV) was awarded a multi-million EUR grant from the European Union (EU) to lead a consortium of partners to implement their Accelerating Health Agriculture and Nutrition (AHAN) project under pillar 3 of the EU Partnership for Improved Nutrition in Lao PDR. Consortium partners include World Vision Australia (lead) with four implementing partners: World Vision Laos, Agronomes et Vétérinaires Sans Frontière (AVSF), Green Community Development Association (GCDA) and the Burnet Institute. The EU funded AHAN project covers 12 districts in the Provinces of Savannkhet, Saravan and Attapeu and has 5 key Objectives. In complement to the EU Grant, WV has secured additional ANCP funding from the Australian Government which will build on the AHAN program in Saravan Province, increasing the scope of villages and activities including a focus on Early Child Development and disability inclusion.

The AHAN Saravan Project has the Overall Objective of creating supportive conditions for enhanced household (HH) nutrition through the following Outcomes: 1) Improved dietary and care practices among women of reproductive age (15-49 years) and children under 5; 2) Reduced incidence of selected water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) related diseases/illnesses linked to undernutrition; and 3) Improved gender equitable relations at the household level, particularly in decision-making and distribution of workload. The project will be implemented across four districts in Saravan Province.

The AHAN M&E Coordinator will be responsible for quality data collection and reporting of the AHAN Saravan Project as prioritized area and also provide the support to other AHAN provinces including Savannakhet and Attapeu to ensure activity implementation in project areas according to the project logframe. The M&E Coordinator will report directly to the AHAN Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, and will work closely with the AHAN Saravan Operations Manager in ongoing monitoring and periodic reporting for the larger AHAN Program intervention coverage and additional EU indicators.

Main responsibilities

  1. Coordination of project monitoring and evaluations (mid-term, final) conducted at district and village level, ensuring accurate and timely data collection following the project M&E Plan

  2. Build capacity and coach project staff in Saravan Province on M&E requirements and standards to ensure quality data collection & reporting for both AHAN projects (EU and ANCP)

  3. Support reporting to the Government including Project Implementation Management Committee held quarterly at districts (DIMC) and semi-annually at province level (PIMC), and reporting to project donors

  4. Train and mentor staff in using monitoring tools based on a digital platform, e.g., tools on android phones and online data repository using Kobo Toolkit and associated systems

  5. Support staff training and mentoring for internal evaluations and to facilitate external evaluations

  6. Support data management by M&E Manager, including data analysis for periodic reporting to different stakeholders (donors, WV internal system, Government) and for communication products

  7. Support practice of using evidence to support learning by stakeholders at province/district/village level to enhance households’ nutrition, based on documented lessons from project activities, with guidance from Saravan Operations Manager

  8. Undertake field trips to target districts supporting technical needs for accurate data collection and lead collation and presentation of data for donor and PIMC/DIMC reporting

  9. Assist M&E Manager and Saravan Operations Manager in other tasks that contribute to the development and roll-out of the project M&E system

    Location

    The M&E Coordinator will be based in Vientiane Capital with frequent field travel to Saravan Province

    Major Responsibilities

    1. Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Communication

  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, monitoring, evaluation, and communication systems. Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet donor and WV requirements

  • Develop annual reporting outputs for public communication and internal use (dashboard, story maps, etc).

  • Ensure AHAN project database is updated and linked to project outcome indicators

  1. Learning Evidence

  • Consistently look for more effective and efficient implementation methods and opportunities to increase impact. Facilitate learning of best practice by ensuring a continuous learning process is developed and in place with key staff and partners/sub-grantees.

  • Establish a mechanism for knowledge sharing between district offices, and SO.

  1. Collaboration and Coordination

    Manage proactive and responsive relationship with Project Partners, Government stakeholders, and other partners in the field, under the direction of the Saravan Operation Manager

  2. Networking and Advocacy

Support WV to take a lead role in advocacy opportunities for Nutrition in Laos through the provision quality data and evidence of impact

Degree, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Bachelor or equivalent degree of epidemiology, public health, social sciences, economics or a relevant discipline.

  2. Degree or training in monitoring & evaluation, or program/project planning.

  3. Good presentation, facilitation and coordination skills

  4. At least a University degree and 3 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of community development programs

  5. At least 3 years’ experience in program/project planning and/or design, monitoring, and evaluation

  6. Demonstrated competency in implementing assessments/evaluations, including:

    1. designing assessment/evaluation methodology, data collection and analysis tools

    2. managing data collection in the field analyzing data

  7. Excellent computer skills (Excel) data base and data analysis software with demonstrated experience working with data analytical software (Epi Info, SPSS, ENA and ODKor KOBO)

  8. Demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation of development work, including program logic, indicators, log frames, theory of change, and community empowerment

  9. Ability to work strategically, and to function efficiently and effectively with little day-to-day supervision,

  10. Good analytical/problem solving skills and an eye for detail

  11. Excellent management and administrative skills, including use of Microsoft office

  12. Ability to provide technical guidance, to train and mentor operations staff, and to work collaboratively and respectfully with others

  13. Good oral and written communication skills in English and Lao and good report writing skills

  14. Willingness to travel to the districts and villages on a frequent basis

Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 01 February 2022, however applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.

Mail: People and Culture Department

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.wvi.org/laos

WVV Sponsorship Facilitator in Tuan Giao Area Program

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has been funded from 12 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is operating in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Centre (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s AP usually focuses within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION

  1. The position supports AP manager in ensuring the focus on children’s well-being and the transformation of registered children, their families and communities and sponsors through collaborating with Development Facilitators and local sponsorship volunteers network, partners in planning and implementing sponsorship activities in the designated AP working area.

  2. The position assists AP manager to ensure Sponsorship operations and initiatives (Sponsorship 2.0, Horizon HOPE, etc) are well integrated and deployed within TP projects of the AP, provides technical support to DFs to ensure appropriate RC targeting which is aligned with WV’s Sponsorship minimum Programming standards.

ROLE DIMENSION/DESCRIPTION

1. SPONSORSHIP SERVICE OPERATIONS

  • Ensures sponsor communication activities (Sponsor’s Letter, Christmas Card, Child’s Annual Progress Report, Gift Notifications…) are designed in engaging and meaningful way so as to contribute to life skills and development assets of children.

  • Manages queries including record management, assignment, quality assurance and follow-up are timely responded.

  • Ensures child data and other sponsorship documents (both electronic and hard copies) and relevant back-up copies are maintained systematically in a secure place.

2. SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMMING AND CHILD MONITORING

  • Makes sure RC and their families are intentionally included in the AP’s programming interventions as part of transformational development.

  • Ensures budgeted number of RC which is agreed with the support office is maintained through timely processing of new growth, replacement and reactivation.

  • Reinforces RC selection criteria which embrace MVC targeting by recruit new growth/replacement in consideration from AP’s MVC list.

  • Ensures RC record (includes information and digital images/clips) are updated and maintained with completeness, accuracy, timeliness and validity and compliance with Child protection policy.

  • Provides sufficient coordination and support to enable DFs facilitate Child Monitoring integrated within project activity plan as a part of community led child protection and care.

  • Coordinate with AP coordinator to complete the CESP plan of action and report for the AP.

3. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND SPONSORSHIP EDUCATION

  • Assist AP manager to establish/strengthen community volunteer network at the target communes with close collaboration between schools (school volunteer network) and community settings (hamlet facilitator network) at village and commune levels;

  • In cooperation with DFs, the sponsorship communication messages and materials (adapted with local context as possible) are distributed to all RC’s parents and non-RC’s parents;

  • In collaboration with other the DFs, the sponsorship network and National staffs, documenting stories about RC and their families and significant changes in their life, achievements, best practices and learning experiences are compiled for WV publications and shared within the Partnership.

  • In collaboration with the Sponsorship Cluster Officer in NO, sponsorship new initiatives are contextualized and implemented appropriately.

  • Participates in sponsorship education processes as needed.

  • Provides technical input on sponsorship aspects of community engagement.

  • Participates in community engagement and capacity building efforts of partners and community groups.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

1. Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field.

2. Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes;

  • Strong understand of community-led development work;

  • Demonstrated training and facilitation skills, including catalysing, connecting and building the capacity of community groups;

  • Good time management and organizational skills;

  • Good interpersonal and communications skills;

  • Fair English, especially email/letters writing skills;

  • Good computer skills in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and email.

3. Experience

  • Experience in community development or with NGO.

  • Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi.

Tel: 024. 39439920

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV Development Facilitator in Van Chan Area Program, Yen Bai

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has been funded from 12 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is operating in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Centre (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s AP usually focuses within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION

With the new AP structure, this position is to provide support to Development Facilitators (DFs), Sponsorship Facilitator and AP Manager in compiling the AP reports, accompanying visitors, maintaining a routine DME system of the AP. This position is also to work with technical departments to coordinate training courses or events which are held at the district level and help with other administrative tasks of the AP.

ROLE DIMENSION/DESCRIPTION

1. COORDINATION:

  • Effective partnership with relevant sectoral district officers is ensured. Good assistance is to AP Manager in building effective partnership and networks with various development partners at the district level

  • Good collaboration with DFs and other staff is maintained to ensure good integration of other AP projects at the district level or activities which are carried out a crossed all communes take place in one event.

  • Effective assistance is provided to AP Manager in coordinating and receiving visit from Donors, sponsors, WV staff from other APs /National Office and interested parties.

  • Good assistance is provided to AP Manager in raising awareness of WVV’s Christian, child-focused and community-based philosophy and approach to development among local district partners.

  • Good cooperation with NCs/sectoral clusters is maintained in order to ensure the sufficient technical inputs for project implementation at the district level.

  • Good collaboration with local partners is maintained to ensure good training courses and other programme events which are held at the district level.

2. ADMINISTRATION

  • Accompany visitors to the project sites, acting as a guide and translator as necessary.

  • Negotiate and purchase items (where necessary), organize timely delivery and appropriate distribution of the purchased items

  • Maintain a filing system of all documents pertaining to the AP, including the filling of program document such as: project design, report, minutes agreed between AP and partners, survey, evaluation and MIS data.

  • Prepare and coordinate PMB meeting events.

3. PROGRAM DESIGN, MONITORING & EVALUATION (DME)

  • Support the AP manager in making logistic arrangements for baseline surveys

  • Support the AP manager to complete the PDD and log-frame

  • Assist AP team in designing and establishing program and project M&E plan and Monitoring System (monitoring tools) in alignment with LEAP/CWBO;

  • Assist AP manager to organize trainings/workshops for staff and Program stakeholders to introduce the DIME system and management information system

  • Assist DFs, VDBs, HFs, and local partners to collect and analyze monitoring data using the log-frame and WVV’s standardized monitoring tools

  • Assist the AP manager in preparing and ensuring AP monthly, semi-annual, and annual reports are used by the AP team for decision making and for meeting the partnership reporting standards (LEAP)

  • Assist AP manager in managing/updating Monitoring Information System for all projects of the AP.

  • Assist the AP manager and DFs to establish a feedback loop with the community for the application of monitoring results for decision-making;

  • Document monitoring information and share with other staff/other APs when appropriate.

  • Visit community and project site frequently for monitoring purpose.

  • Coordinate learning and reflection at AP.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

1. Education

  • A bachelor degree in education, or public health, or community development, or social work or business administration.

2. Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including health, education, economic development, HIV and AIDS programming, food security, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, child protection, environment, disability), and integration of advocacy and disaster management in development programming.

  • Knowledge in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at district level) and networking among different development partners.

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Good English skill.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  1. Experience

  • At least 2 years work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach would be an advantage.

  • Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with ethnic minorities.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi.

Tel: 024. 39439920

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

Lead Business Intelligence Developer / DBA

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position has 2 primary responsibilities. One is that of a database administrator and the other as a database developer.

As developer, this position will help identify and translate all business requirements and specifications pre-defined by the project lead into strategic technical solutions. This will require in-depth technical experience in but not limited to SQL (2008 R2, 2012) as back-end, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS Azure and other BI tools (Excel, PowerPivot, PowerBI, Tabular) as front-end medium of reporting and analysis.

As a database administrator,this position will be responsible for database maintenance, MDM, datawarehouse design, end-user database support, database continuous improvements, database upgrades, and streamlining the SQL administration processes in collaboration with appropriate database administrators in Global Centre.

To accomplish the main responsibilities, this position will partner with project leaders, analysts and other key stakeholders to understand key business processes, data sources, reporting needs, and delivery solution options.

This position will perform quality assurance on the work of the junior developers and/or admin associates within the team, and will serve as advisor/consultant to the stakeholder groups on SQL development related work.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

45% (Developer):

Managing data from multiple sources in an efficient data warehouse architecture and develop enterprise-level solutions for very large multidimensional databases.

This includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Designing and planning business intelligence (BI) solutions.

  • Debugging, monitoring and troubleshooting BI solutions.

  • Creating and deploying reports.

  • Writing relational and multidimensional database queries.

  • Move data in and out of database and perform some transformation of data as required.

  • Oversee work done by junior developers for quality checking and quality assurance.

  • Provide support to stakeholders for advanced SQL development requirements.

  • Documentation.

35% (DBA)

Defines and enforces procedures and standards that meet the required quality, security measures and server capacity to be observe by the developers and end-users during the work with the DBMS.

This includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Figure out the best way to integrate applications within the organization. This may include creating custom applications, Transact-SQL scripts or SSIS packages.

  • Coordinate with WVI database administrators and participate in the implementation and testing during back-up and recovery process to ensure that data can be restored quickly.

  • Create database designs by performing needs/requirement analysis, creating a logical mode, and implement the physical mode.

  • Perform Impact analysis before changes are made, implement changes, test changes and document changes.

  • Manage Test Environments (Manila & KL Test servers).

  • Provide support to the work done by the Datawarehouse Admin Associate in daily checking and monitoring Server capacity and performance through capacity planning, archiving data as needed.

  • Develop and Implement sound database best practices to better organize and manage database operations.

  • Documentation.

15% Performs all sorts of testing, all the time.

This includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Perform series of tests, queries to validate views/tables against sources.

  • End-to-end test of new applications.

  • Quality checking for the business rules applied to each cubes, tabular models and queries.

  • Do a series of testing on the data to see if it produces the right data anaysis/reports using different BI Toolds.

Technical support as requested by the Datawarehouse System lead.

This includes but not limited to the following:

  • Project involvement.

  • Adhoc training requests from other groups on SQL.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following subject areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related field preferred.

  • Advanced skills in database administration including database maintenance, upgrades and administration.

  • Advanced skills in database development.

  • At least 7 years solid experience using SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2012, Visual Studio 2012 or lower, BIDS, T-SQL Querying.

  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Azure, MDX, DAX, Tabular, Power BI, and Excel BI Tools.

  • Strong background in systems development life-cycle.

  • With at least 6 years experience in Business Intelligence tools.

  • Strong database administration experience.

  • Has experience working in a multi-cultural and global working environment.

  • Has experience working with and collaborating with various levels and departments in the organization.

Preferred:

  • System Development Life Cycle.

  • Project management experience.

  • Data Analysis and data management experience.

Specialist - Media Engagement and Reputation Risk

World Vision is a Christian, relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

We work through our main sectors – education, health and nutrition, water and sanitation, economic development and child protection – serving all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. Our work is always child-focused, participatory and community driven.

World Vision and has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently serves in 30 locations in 13 Districts across the country through development programmes. In 2020 we directly impacted the lives of nearly 100,000 most vulnerable children and their families.

We are currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.

Specialist – Media Engagement and Reputation Risk

Location – Colombo

Job Profile

The Specialist – Media Engagement and Reputation Risk is responsible to manage media engagement both during uneventful times and in emergencies. The role will analyze media contexts and actively forge relationships with well recognized local and international media institutions to increase the presence of World Vision Lanka in the media.

Major Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute media engagement strategy through analyzing the media context, identifying potential key media partners, and engagement levels that will positively position World Vision Lanka (WVL)

  • Ensure media preparedness of WVL by developing/ updating Message House, Media Universe, and regular media monitoring, media tracking, media landscaping etc.

  • Manage media engagement both during peaceful times and emergencies by building stronger relationships with both local and international media through regular pitching of content from WVL Ministry focus areas and key global moments and campaigns

  • Manage reputation risks for WVL by prior preparation of risk messaging in consultation with the Regional Lead on Reputation Risk Management

  • Train media spokespeople and build capacity of key staff on the ground

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • At least 6 – 7 progressive years of experience in media or media engagement

  • Experienced in crisis and reputation risk management and communications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Media, Journalism, or a related field

  • Excellent skills in developing media pitches, key messages, Questions & Answers, talking points for media interviews, writing news releases

  • Excellent skills reputation risk management, developing risk messaging and media statements

  • Thorough knowledge in media interests and story leads and ability to identify pitches

  • Fluency in at least two languages (English, Tamil / Sinhalese). Language skills in translating

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

WVV Development Facilitator in Tua Chua, Dien Bien

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,000,000 (FY18) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 420 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is operating in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Centre (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s AP usually focuses within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the technical projects in assigned communes and advocate for sustainable well being of children especially the most vulnerable children.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Community Engagement and Sponsorship

    Planning:

    • Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

    • Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

    • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

    • Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

    • Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

    • Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans.

Monitoring:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

  • Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

  • Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

  • Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review.

Child participation and protection:

  • Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

  • Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

  • Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes.

MVC inclusion:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

  • Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

  • Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

  • Document best practices, lession learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families.

Micro projects:

  • Strengthen community based groups the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

  • Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

  • Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

  • Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

  • Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families.

  • Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network.

  1. Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools.

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms.) and tools.

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models.

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, environment, disability) in all project activities whenever appropriate.

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes.

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Education

- Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

Knowledge & Skills

- Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

- Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

- Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

- Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

- Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

- Ability to think critically and reflect.

- Ability to lead own learning and development

- Fair English skill.

- Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

Experience

- At least 2 years of work experience in community development.

- Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

- Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

- Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.